YOU ARE NOT ALONE - HELP IS HERE Tragedy and trauma are an everyday reality for fire fighters and paramedics, and can lead to behavioral health issues, including addiction, substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder, a potentially disabling condition that can impact one in five firefighters and paramedics at some point in their career. A host of additional behavioral health issues can also emerge, including anxiety, depression and even suicide. The Center of Excellence gives IAFF Members the specialized treatment they need in taking the first steps toward recovery and return to the job. IT'S NOT A SIGN OF WEAKNESS 24/7 Call Center (855) 900-8437 visit the Center's website for more information: www.IAFFRecoveryCenter.com If you have any questions and are not ready to call the Call Center feel free to contact the Local's Admin Assistant in the Office or on his cell phone. 2019 MCCFFA Scholarship Information, Rules and Regulations and Application are up and the Application process is open. Go to the Members Only Sections - Documents open MCCFFA Scholarship 2019 to get all needed information. BEEF BROTHERS: If you are interested in helping out with the BEEF Brothers Contact Brother Mark Davies. You can email him at BeefBrothers@iafflocal1664.org Motorcycle Riders: If you are interested in joining the Local 1664 Motorcycle Group contact Brother Dave Fikar at Station 12 B-Shift. Upcoming Events / Dates To Remember Notice of Nominations & Elections Nominations are March 12th and April 10th. The March 2019 General Membership meeting will be on Tuesday, March 12, 2018 beginning at 1900 hours at the following location: MCFRS - Fire Station 32 9615 Darnestown Road Rockville, Maryland 20850 2019 MCCFFA Scholarship Rules and Regulations can be found in our Forms and documents section of the sight in the members only tab. Sign Up for a Members Only Account Go to the contact us page and create an account to stay informed. Attention Retirees Have you let your Membership with the Montgomery County Career Firefighters Association IAFF Local 1664, lapse? Do you want to be reinstated? It is a very easy process. You would need to fill out a membership application The reinstatement fee with the International is $10.00 The yearly dues for retirees is $81.00 Email RetireeLiaison@iafflocal1664.org with your request for reinstatement and your mailing address. Upon receipt of your request a membership application and letter restating this information will be mailed to you with a self addressed stamped envelope to send your application and fee back to the Local. Your application will be acted upon the first membership meeting after receipt of your application and funds and you will be reinstated into our great local.